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Archive - Oct 2013

October 29th

Student numbers down a bit at HC; not unexpected

October 29, 2013

While implementation of a three-phase plan to enhance the dental hygiene program at Howard College dominated trustees’ attention Monday, the board addressed other issues as well, including enrollment.

Student enrollment is down 9 percent district wide, said college officials, who presented certified fall enrollment numbers. Contact hours — numbers the state uses to determine funding — Big Spring, Lamesa and San Angelo campus saw an 11 percent drop while the SouthWest Institute for the Deaf showed a 3 percent increase.

Horace E. Tubb

October 29, 2013

Horace E. Tubb, 89, passed away at his home Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Joey Bacon, Crossroads Hospice Chaplain, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

He was born Sept. 14, 1924, in Prescott, Ark., but was a lifelong resident of Big Spring. He married Jewel Moore June 25, 1944 in Big Spring, Texas.

Rosa Lee Allred

October 29, 2013

Rosa Lee Allred, 93, of Big Spring, died Sunday, October 27, 2013, in a local nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at the funeral home.

Rosa Lee was born Aug. 27, 1920, in Jasper County, Texas and married W.R. "Reedy" Allred Nov. 5, 1938, in Big Spring, Texas. He preceded her in death on Nov. 3, 1992.

October 28th

Forsan band qualifies for state marching contest

October 28, 2013

And the band plays on.

Forsan High School Band steps on to state while the Coahoma High School ended it's marching contest season Saturday.

Earning top honors at Area Class 1A contest, Forsan qualified for its eighth consecutive trip to University Interscholastic League (UIL) state contest under the leadership of band director of Jim Rhodes. The band placed first in the finals held in Ratliff Stadium, Odessa.

Coahoma band had a little further to go — Amarillo — for Class 2A Area competition.

Rosa Lee Allred

October 28, 2013

Rosa Lee Allred, 93, of Big Spring, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in a local nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Royce Clay and Royce Clay Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at the funeral home.

Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com

Horace E. Tubb

October 28, 2013

Horace E. Tubb, 89, of Big Spring, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Joey Bacon officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 pm. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at the funeral home.

Survivors include a son, Richie Tubb and his wife, Jill, of Big Spring; and two daughters, Patricia Eubanks of Big Spring and Gloria Hanson of Midland.

October 26th

Steers come out ahead of Sweetwater in 65-42 shootout

October 26, 2013

SWEETWATER — Out to prove they're no fluke, the Steers (6-2) traveled to Mustang Bowl Friday to take on Sweetwater (3-5) — as well as earn their second consecutive district victory.

They did just that. Big Spring defeated the Mustangs 65-42, asserting its dominance in a district it couldn't find a way to win in for the past two seasons. But good things come to those who wait. And BSHS Head Coach Phillip Ritchey is glad the wait is over. Not only are the Steers a shoe-in for the playoffs, they could win or split the 4-3A title.

Ignacio Mendoza Jr.

October 26, 2013

Our father and husband, Ignacio Mendoza Jr. (Wico) passed away Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013.
Ignacio was born in Big Spring, Texas, on March 8, 1949. He graduated from Big Spring High School and continued on to Ranger College and West Texas State University. In 1972, Ignacio traveled from Texas to California and met Elena, who he married Aug. 16, 1975. Ignacio and Elena made Oxnard, Calif., their home. He worked as an insurance agent for Allstate Insurance Company for 35 years.

Cutting up! Woodcarvers show begins Monday

October 26, 2013

It's amazing what you can create with nothing more than a knife, a piece of a wood and the right attitude.
That's the message the Mustang Draw Woodcarvers Club will be spreading when they host their annual Show and Sale starting Monday at the Dora Roberts Community Center.
The annual event serves as both a showcase of club members' talents and a teaching experience. On one hand, the public will get a chance to view some of the finest wood carvings to be found in this area. On the other, they can try their hand at the craft themselves.

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